Wimberley joins with Chevy to aid Dowagiac Little LeaguePublished 3:29pm Thursday, April 5, 2012
C. Wimberley Chevy Buick GMC has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment, instructional clinics, a monetary donation and an opportunity to raise an additional $10,000 through a Chevrolet vehicle sweepstakes.
The program runs through July 15. Contact Dowagiac Little League at (269) 340-9178 or by Email at firstname.lastname@example.org for your tickets.
“Youth baseball provides positive and productive life lessons for young people across America, and the Chevrolet Youth Baseball program is an extension of Chevrolet’s commitment to baseball, community and families. C. Wimberley Chevy Buick GMC is bringing that same dedication to youth baseball,” said Dennis Wimberley.
“There is nothing more American than Chevrolet and baseball and C. Wimberley Chevy Buick GMC wants to combine America’s favorite brand and favorite pastime together for our families in Dowagiac to enjoy,” added Wimberley.
C. Wimberley Chevy Buick GMC will present the Dowagiac Little League with 10 new equipment kits complete with equipment bags, baseball buckets, whiffle balls, hitting net, batting tees and Chevrolet Youth Baseball T-shirts. The sponsorship also includes youth clinics featuring former MLB/MiLB players and coaches and instructors from Ripken Baseball.
In addition, Wimberley will present a check representing a one-time monetary donation to Dowagiac Little League. The team also will have an opportunity to raise additional funds through a Chevrolet Youth Baseball fundraiser. Sponsored leagues across the country will each receive 2,000 fund-raiser entry tickets to distribute for a suggested donation, and each league will keep 100 percent of the proceeds it raises.
At the end of the fundraiser, five winners — one from each region — will win the Chevrolet Equinox or Chevrolet Cruze vehicle of their choice. Each participating market will award a secondary prize of a television and Blu-Ray player.
Participants can enter to win a baseball field makeover for their community. Chevrolet will award 12 weekly field makeover prizes and the opportunity to win the grand prize of an all-new 2013 Chevrolet Malibu.